Cinema: Godawful

GODSPELL

Directed by DAVID GREENE

Screenplay by DAVID GREENE and JOHN-MICHAEL TEBELAK

Godspell is a little time capsule of a movie. Some day archaeologists will dig it up and reconstruct from this all-singing, all-dancing version of the Gospel according to Consciousness III much of what was shoddy about American culture (cinema subdivision) in the last half of the 20th century.

Responding to mysterious sci-fi bleepings, a group of flower children led by David Haskell come together for a splash party in Central Park's Belvedere Fountain. There they find Christ: an androgyne wearing a...

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